To dream of a raccoon is a sign of rain (Gypsy). The Ainos pray to the skulls of these animals during drought to bring on rain; to increase the storm they don gloves and caps of raccoon skin and dance (Frazer).
Raccoon will do whatever is necessary, go anywhere. do anything, in order to gather its resources. Raccoon can teach you how to become resourceful in taking care of the needs of your family or community. It may come to coax you out of complacency and into action to accomplish a task. Raccoon’s message is “Be resourceful.” As it has dark bands around the eyes, it may mention to see with your own two eyes the opportunities around you.
Dreams of a raccoon symbolize that you are feeling like the protector of the underdog. Perhaps you’ve been providing for those less fortunate than you and wearing a mask to protect your identity while you are doing random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty. Your dream is telling you that your benevolence will come full circle for you.